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  • Munich Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: 1-Day or 2-Day Ticket

    1. Munich Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: 1-Day or 2-Day Ticket

    Munich is a city of happy faces, plenty of sunshine, brass-band music, delicious beer, and tasty sausages. There's always plenty to see here, such as the fourth-largest chimes in the world, or the full-body relic of the Holy Munditia, the patron saint of single women. Join this hop-on hop-off city sightseeing tour of the Bavarian capital and experience the so-called village of a million! When the weather is good, the comfortable double-decker buses will have their roof open, giving you a clear view of Munich's most beautiful sights. Get to know this world-famous city at your own pace, with fascinating explanations about its history and landmarks offered on the bus in 10 different languages. See Nymphenburg Palace, Olympic Park, the English Garden, the historic Old Town, Odeonsplatz, Marienplatz, and much more as you zip around the city. There are 2 tours for you to choose from: the C...

    Great way to spend a couple of hour especially if it is raining. Get off at points that interest you. Tickets valid for 24 hours. Bargain

  • Munich: Old Town & Viktualienmarkt City Walk in German

    2. Munich: Old Town & Viktualienmarkt City Walk in German

    Discover the sights of central Munich on an informative guided city walk. See Marienplatz, the Frauenkirche and the Staatliches Hofbräuhaus brewery. Visit the cathedral and Theatine Church. Get a glimpse of the endless shopping opportunities by popping into the Fünf Höfe shopping mall. Pass the Dallmayr store and Schuhbeck's restaurant and stroll across Odeonsplatz. Finally, visit the famous Viktualienmarkt. Enjoy the special atmosphere in one of the typical beer gardens or stroll through the stalls selling flowers, cheese, spices, and other produce. Listen to interesting stories and anecdotes told by your guide, and learn more about the state capital of Bavaria and its citizens.

    Michael was very informative. He took us to great places that we never would have found on our own.

  • Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

    3. Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

    Explore the vibrant city of Munich in an active way. On this 3-hour guided bike tour you will learn many interesting stories about the history of the city. The bike allows you to quickly and easily reach the famous sights in the city. Take in the special atmosphere of the city as you cycle together through Munich’s streets and listen to your guide’s interesting stories. During the tour you will make a stop at the Hofbräukeller beer garden. Enjoy a cold beer before you continue cycling along the Isar River. The bike ride takes you along Marienplatz, past the Hofbräuhaus, and down Maximilianstrasse, through Königsplatz, past the Pinakothek der Moderne, through Schwabing, and to the English Garden. At the end, the tour returns to the starting point.

    I had a great time on this tour. It had the right balance of history, interesting sites, and hot spots to save for later. For a fit guy in his mid 30s, the tour was not very strenuous, which was really nice because I still had some energy after the tour to continue exploring. The tour guide, Michael was very knowledgeable about the area and history and chatting with him was very enjoyable. Recommended!

  • Munich's Beer Halls and Breweries: 3-Hour Guided Tour

    4. Munich's Beer Halls and Breweries: 3-Hour Guided Tour

    Munich has long been hailed as the beer capital of the world and every year plays host to the uproarious party known as the Oktoberfest. Regardless of whether you can tell a pilsner from a lager, this guided tour of the city’s beer halls and breweries will satisfy your thirst for beer and your thirst for knowledge of Munich’s brew-making history and its famous beer. Led by a knowledgeable guide, your group will visit several traditional beer halls favored by Munich residents. Learn the secrets of making Weissbier, Munich’s traditional beer specially brewed in Munich’s oldest commercial brewery. Here you’ll also get to sample traditional German dishes. Finally, toast to your newly-acquired knowledge with a liter of beer at Hofbräuhaus, one of the city’s most popular beer halls. Enjoy two complimentary beers (0.5 liters each). Don't miss out on this beer tour of the beer capital!

    The tour consisted of a mini class on how beer was made, one beer there, another at a second restaurant and traversing to HB where we paid our own way there. Met lots of fun people on the tour though. Could have skipped the beer making part. :)

  • Munich: Torch-Lit Night Watchman Tour Through Dark Munich

    5. Munich: Torch-Lit Night Watchman Tour Through Dark Munich

    Meet your night watchman guide in Marienplatz, then travel back in time where your adventure begins. Follow your guide through the dark alleys of Munich, and listen to the tales of the ghosts and ghouls that still haunt these streets. Learn how during the Middle Ages, it was the night watchman’s duty to maintain order and peace in the city, as well as to protect the citizens from thieves, murderers, and enemies. Hear how each night he would close the city gates and call the striking of the hour. During the walking tour, the night watchman will guide you to some of the most prominent historical locations and buildings in the city. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a new perspective of Munich, and a few tales to take home.

  • Munich 2.5-Hour Segway Tour with Professional Guide

    6. Munich 2.5-Hour Segway Tour with Professional Guide

    A 30-minute training session takes place before you set off on the tour. Make the most of this 2.5-hour Segway tour of Munich to relax after an eventful day in the city or at work. Enjoy the fun experience of riding a Segway and discover Munich’s most beautiful places from a new perspective. Your experienced tour guide will help you get used to the Segway and how to control it. After a short introduction, you will set off on the tour of the city. The tour takes you past Königsplatz, the Pinakothek Museums, Odeonsplatz, and the old town. Your guide will introduce you to the most interesting sights in Munich and even true Munich experts will learn a lot.

    It was absolutely awesome. Greatest event in Munich for our family. A lot of interesting things about Munich history and other... The segway was easy to use and it was really fun. Guide Dan is real profesional, loves his job and clients. Recomend.

  • 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Express Tour of Munich

    7. 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Express Tour of Munich

    Discover the highlights of Munich on board one of our open-topped double-deckers on this compact hop-on hop-off tour. Munich is known for its beautiful and historic architecture, and this tour allows you to see the best the Bavarian capital has to offer. The express tour is ideal for visitors to the city with a busy schedule who would like to explore Munich's various attractions on their own time. Buses come every 20 minutes depending on the season, until 5:20 PM. One full loop lasts one hour. The stops at the various sights and attractions are as follows. Stops include: 1. Hauptbahnhof 2. Kunstareal 3. Odeonsplatz 4. Eisbach 5. Deutsches Museum 6. Marienplatz/Tal  7. Max-Joseph-Platz 8. Karlsplatz/Stachus

    Eine sehr schöne Tour mit absolut freundlichen Busfahrern Guides. Die Tour wird auf deutsch live gesprochen, andere sprachen per Kopfhörer (gibts im Bus kostenlos). Bitte drauf achten: wer Schloß Nymphenburg sehen will, muss die große Tour für 23 Euro buchen.

  • Mystic Munich: Legends of the Old Town

    8. Mystic Munich: Legends of the Old Town

    Immerse yourself in the world of legends and explore selected mysterious places in the Old Town of Munich. Hear stories, legends and mysteries, discovery the reality behind them and gain a new perspective on the city. Meet mythical creatures and enigmatic figures of Munich's legendary world and experience how they come to life at dusk. Learn about the Lindwurm at the New Town Hall and the monsters the hero Putti fought on the Marian column. Hear how it was possible to stop the devil from destroying Old Peter and why you should look St. Onuphrius straight in the eye. The answers to these questions are the key to the magic of Munich, which year after year attracts so many people from near and far. Explore the fabled places of Munich and take a look at the Old Town Hall, the Old Peter, Marienplatz, the Old Court and the Frauenkirche. Whether you're a tourist or Munich resident, young or o...

  • Munich: Grand Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

    9. Munich: Grand Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

    Jump on the blue open-top double-decker bus and experience a hop-on hop-off tour through the beautiful city of Munich. Get on and off the bus as often as you want and explore the sights in the city on your own. Alternatively, you can stay on the bus to enjoy the view and listen to the informative live commentary. On the tour, see the scenic Odeonsplatz and the interesting architecture of the Pinakotheken, home to numerous works of art. Head pass Marienplatz and discover the famous Viktualienmarkt with its delicacies as well as the famous Hofbräuhaus. Get off at Karlsplatz and stroll through the pedestrian zone and shopping arcade. Explore the fantastic castles and their gardens, and discover the history of Munich. 1. Hauptbahnhof 2. Kunstareal 3. Odeonsplatz 4. Eisbach 5. Deutsches Museum 6. Marienplatz/Tal 7. Max-Joseph-Platz 8. Karlsplatz/Stachus

    It was very touristy. However, it took me to some places I didn't even know about!

  • From Munich: Small-Group Dachau Memorial Guided Tour

    10. From Munich: Small-Group Dachau Memorial Guided Tour

    After meeting your guide in Marienplatz, take an S-bahn train to Dachau Bahnhof and then a short bus ride to the memorial site.

    On the way, learn about the rise of the Nazi Party throughout the 1920s up to Adolf Hitler’s appointment as Chancellor in 1933. Hear about the introduction of concentration camps and the role Dachau played as a model for other camps. You will then start a guided tour of all the areas and buildings open to the public. Visit the SS training facility, the bathhouse, and the main gate with the infamous ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ slogan. See the perimeter fence, several religious memorials, and the bunker, which acted as a prison within the camp. Your guide will explain the methods of torture and punishments used in the camp, and the various medical experiments carried out on prisoners. Hear what daily life was like for prisoners and their guards. Learn ...

    It was an amazing experience. We had the best guide. His name is James and he’s really knowledgeable of all information regarding the tour. He was really nice, helpful and accommodating. The way he explains everything was just great! The tour is hard to process at times and can be touching too but definitely an experience you would like to have. 10/10 for me.

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What people are saying about Marienplatz

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 4,355 reviews

It was an amazing experience. We had the best guide. His name is James and he’s really knowledgeable of all information regarding the tour. He was really nice, helpful and accommodating. The way he explains everything was just great! The tour is hard to process at times and can be touching too but definitely an experience you would like to have. 10/10 for me.

We had a wonderful time on our food tour. Our guide was very nice and very knowledgeable. The food was delicious and I learned quite a bit even though it is not my first trip to Germany. She even was very accommodating with one member of our party who had mobility issues. I highly recommend this tour!

Mike was our guide. He was very knowledgeable & informative about Munich & Bavaria. We highly recommend him. Danke!!

I highly recommend the tour. It is more than worthy. Great explanation, great food and friendly guide.

Fantastic experience, very educational. Kathleen is an amazing guide